Midland Dixie Youth Baseball Coach Pitch team eliminated in World Series, finishes 4th

Midland Dixie Youth Baseball Coach Pitch team, representing South Carolina versus Louisiana in the World Series. YouTube photo.

Midland Dixie Youth Baseball Coach Pitch team eliminated in World Series, finishes 4th
By Terry Ward
Lexchront@yahoo.com
The Midland Dixie Youth Baseball Coach Pitch team, representing South Carolina  won a game Monday at the DYB World Series, then lost two.
With the losses, Midland was eliminated from the tournament being played in Lumberton NC. Midland Dixie Youth teams play in Pine Ridge.
South Carolina defeated Tennessee 3-2 in the first game Monday, but lost to Louisiana 7 -1 in a game that started at 4 p.m. SC lost  to Tennessee 5-3 in a night game.  South Carolina finished in fourth place in the tournament.
In games played before Monday at the World Series, SC was undefeated with scores of: 11-6 over Florida 6,  16-2 over Texas  (in 4 innings) and 10-0 over Arkansas.
The Midland Dixie Youth Coaches Pitch team head coach is Michael Tyler. Assistants are: Brad Chavis, Kale Green and Kevin Johnson.
“Words cannot begin to express how proud we are of this group of kids and coaches,” said Stephen Knight President of Midland DYB. “Not only did you represent Midland and the State of South Carolina well, but you did it in a first class manner.
The Midland Dixie Youth Baseball Coach Pitch team won the District 4 championship and the state title in order to qualify for the World Series. The team did not lose a game before its two losses in the World Series.
Knight said Taking fourth Place in the Dixie Youth Baseball World Series Coaches Pitch Tournament of more than 4,000 DYB teams is definitely an accomplishment.
The Midland Dixie Youth Minors All-Stars boys baseball team won the 2018 AAA State Tournament. The Midland Minors qualified for the Dixie Youth World Series, also in Lumberton, NC.

 

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